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Tropical Depression EIGHTEEN-E


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHTEEN-E ADVISORY NUMBER   1
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP182009
800 AM PDT THU OCT 01 2009

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS IN THE EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC... 
 
AT 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION
EIGHTEEN-E WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 19.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 117.9
WEST OR ABOUT 580 MILES...935 KM...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERN
TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA.

THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING WEST-NORTHWEST AT 8 MPH...13 KM/HR.  A 
TURN TOWARD THE NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY OR TONIGHT...
FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH LATE FRIDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME SLIGHT STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE AND THE DEPRESSION
COULD BECOME A TROPICAL STORM LATER TODAY OR TONIGHT.  WEAKENING
IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON FRIDAY.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.
 
...SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT INFORMATION...
LOCATION...19.0N 117.9W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WEST-NORTHWEST OR 285 DEGREES AT 8 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
200 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN
 
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